It’s July 3, 1976, the beginning of America’s bicentennial weekend, and everyone seems to be celebrating their freedoms except eighteen-year-old runaway Michael Ryder. Fresh from rural Pennsylvania, Michael is doing whatever and whoever it takes to get to San Francisco, where he hopes to find a new life with the freedom to love without fear.
While hitchhiking, a mysterious, tattooed biker named Snake offers him a ride weston the back of his customized Harley chopper. During their journey across Route 66, Snake introduces Michael to new and steamy pleasures, leaving Michael aching for more than just a physical relationship. But a violent encounter with a cruel biker gang and a harrowing secret from Snake’s military past might destroy their unlikely relationship long before they reach the end of the road.
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Amazing historical novel about young Mikey Ryder who leaves his hateful, homophobic home and hitchhikes in hopes of making it to San Francisco to live as a free gay man. When he meets a tough biker named Snake both their lives change and Mikey finds himself loving for the first time. Not to be missed by lovers of m/m fiction. This is an exceptional read.